Taiwan Stock Exchange


Taiwan Flag Taiwan Stock Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
TWSE Taipei,
$891.06 Billion 9:00 AM 1:30 PM

Taiwan Stock Exchange 2017

Taiwan Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Taiwan Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Taiwan Exchange (TWSE) is based in Taipei, Taiwan. Below is a break down of key Taiwan Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 18th in Market Capitalization ($891.06 Billion)

Market Cap over Taiwan GDP ratio is 183.84%

Taiwan Statistics

Ranked 26th in Gross Domestic Product ($484.7 Billion)

Ranked 50th in Population (22.89 Million People)

Taiwan Stock Exchange is the 18th largest exchange out of the 76 stock exchanges we track. The Taiwan Exchange's Market Capitalization is $891.06 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the Taiwan Exchange is the Taiwan New Dollar (NT$).

The population in Taiwan is approximately 22.89 Million people and the country has a GDP of $484.7 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Taiwan ranks 50th in terms of population and 150th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 183.84%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2017 and is updated yearly.

When is the Taiwan Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

New Year Day January 1, 2018
New Year's Day February 15, 2018
Spring Festival February 16, 2018
Spring Festival February 17, 2018
Spring Festival February 18, 2018
Spring Festival February 19, 2018
Spring Festival February 20, 2018
Peace Memorial Day February 28, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Taiwan Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Taiwan Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 1:30 PM.

Taiwan Stock Exchange Timezone

The Taiwan Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Taipei timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +08:00. Asia/Taipei does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Taiwan Stock Exchange

Taiwan Stock Exchange Currency

The Taiwan Stock Exchange trades shares in Taiwan New Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Taiwan New Dollar is TWD. The official currency symbol is "NT$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Taipei, Taiwan. Companies listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange are primarily Taiwan based companies and trade in Taiwan New Dollar. Companies outside of Taiwan would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Taiwan Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Taiwan Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Taiwan Stock Exchange can be found on the web at www.twse.com.tw.

To contact the Taiwan Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +886 2 8101 3101
  • Email Address: infoman@twse.com.tw

What's Next?

Check out the Taiwan Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

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